The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 121 141 149
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 40 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 12
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Front-End Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3487 2925 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.60% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1923 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 20 £37,500 +30.43% 3
Edinburgh 0 18 £35,500 +18.33% 3
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 63 (98.44%) HTML
2 62 (96.88%) CSS
3 61 (95.31%) JavaScript
4 35 (54.69%) HTML5
5 34 (53.13%) CSS3
6 33 (51.56%) jQuery
7 15 (23.44%) Backbone.js
8 13 (20.31%) Scrum
9 11 (17.19%) PHP
9 11 (17.19%) Underscore.js
10 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (15.63%) MVC
10 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.06%) JSON
12 8 (12.50%) Web Development
12 8 (12.50%) Finance
12 8 (12.50%) Java
12 8 (12.50%) Photoshop
13 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
13 7 (10.94%) .NET
13 7 (10.94%) XML
13 7 (10.94%) CMS
13 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
14 6 (9.38%) RESTful
14 6 (9.38%) OO
14 6 (9.38%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (7.81%) Adobe
15 5 (7.81%) Python
15 5 (7.81%) C#
15 5 (7.81%) TDD

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.94%) CMS
2 4 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) TeamSite
3 2 (3.13%) Drupal
3 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.13%) WordPress
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.13%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Trello
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Grunt
4 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.56%) Mocha
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Games
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (98.44%) HTML
2 62 (96.88%) CSS
3 35 (54.69%) HTML5
4 34 (53.13%) CSS3
5 33 (51.56%) jQuery
6 15 (23.44%) Backbone.js
7 11 (17.19%) Underscore.js
8 9 (14.06%) JSON
9 7 (10.94%) XML
9 7 (10.94%) .NET
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.38%) RESTful
11 5 (7.81%) WebSockets
11 5 (7.81%) Sass
11 5 (7.81%) Ember.js
11 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (6.25%) Ajax
13 3 (4.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.13%) Online Games
2 2 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.56%) FMCG
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Android
1 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (4.69%) UNIX
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Scrum
2 10 (15.63%) MVC
2 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (12.50%) Web Development
4 6 (9.38%) OO
5 5 (7.81%) TDD
6 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.69%) BDD
7 3 (4.69%) OOD
8 2 (3.13%) SEO
8 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.13%) Content Management
8 2 (3.13%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.13%) Analytics
9 1 (1.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.56%) Dependency Management
9 1 (1.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (95.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.19%) PHP
3 8 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) Ruby
5 3 (4.69%) SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Groovy
7 1 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Adobe
2 3 (4.69%) Twitter
3 1 (1.56%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.56%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) Zend
3 1 (1.56%) Ektron
3 1 (1.56%) Facebook
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